Festivals in Australia

The Falls Music and Arts Festival - Lorne photo

Photograph of The Falls Music and Arts Festival - Lorne courtesy of The Falls Music and Arts Festival

Australian Festivals

From the Sydney Mardi Gras to the Darwin Beer Can Regatta and from the Melbourne Cup to ANZAC Day, welcome to 2camels take on the festivals and events of Australia.

Adelaide Festival of Arts

Adelaide Festival of Arts

Adelaide, SA | Art | March

For more than half a century Adelaide Festival has been delighting audiences with a world-class mix of inspiring, challenging and entertaining artists and performers. With...

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AFL Grand Final Day

AFL Grand Final Day

Melbourne, VIC | Sport - Football | October

They build 'em big and tough down under! If you find yourself in Australia come the last Saturday in September, gear up for an Aussie...

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Birdsville Races

Birdsville Races

Birdsville, QLD | Sport - Equestrian | September

On the first Saturday of September, the two-horse town of Birdsville gears up for one of Australia's most iconic race meets, the Birdsville Races. Located...

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Byron Bay Bluesfest

Byron Bay Bluesfest

Byron Bay, NSW | Music - Blues | April

If you're in Australia around Easter and eager for a little authentic blues and roots music, head east my friend, as far east as you...

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Camel Cup

Camel Cup

Alice Springs | Bizarre | July

As Aussie as eating a meat pie on a rainy day at the footy, the annual Camel Cup is a true slice of Australiana. Come the...

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Canberra Balloon Spectacular

Canberra Balloon Spectacular

Canberra, ACT | Balloon | March

For nine days each March, the skies over Canberra's Parliamentary Zone are filled with all manner of floating shapes during the annual, Canberra Balloon Spectacular....

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Darwin Beer Can Regatta

Darwin Beer Can Regatta

Darwin, NT | Bizarre | July

Combine a population of just over a hundred grand with year round temperatures that top 30 degrees Celsius and the unquestionable Australian zeal for a...

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Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne, VIC | Sport - Equestrian | November

In Australia it's known as the race that stops a nation. In Victoria it's got its own public holiday. In Melbourne it's an institution, the...

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Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Melbourne, VIC | Food and Wine | February

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival started as a spark of an idea in 1993 with a modest program of 12 events. More than twenty years...

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Moomba Festival

Moomba Festival

Melbourne, VIC | Carnival | March

As Melbourne as a cloudy Saturday afternoon watching the footy at the MCG, Moomba has been entertaining locals and lucky visitors alike since 1955. For four...

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Rainbow Serpent Festival

Rainbow Serpent Festival

Beaufort, Vic | Music - Electronic | January

Beautiful Beaufort in Western Victoria slithers into the spotlight come late January for the Rainbow Serpent Festival, a unique combination of music, art, performance, spiritual...

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St Kilda Festival

St Kilda Festival

Melbourne, VIC | Community | February

Set aside the second Sunday of February for the St Kilda Festival — an eclectic celebration showcasing Australian artists and talent, set against the spectacular...

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St. Jerome's Laneway Festival Sydney

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival Sydney

Sydney, NSW | Music - Alternative | February

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival began life as a Sunday session at the now defunct St. Jerome's bar in Melbourne's Caledonian Lane. Over time, the sessions...

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Sydney, NSW | Gay and Lesbian | February

Each summer sensational Sydney hosts one of the world's largest and most anticipated LGBTQI celebrations, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. For three and...

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Woodford Folk Festival

Woodford Folk Festival

Woodford, QLD | Folk | December

Growing tired of the same old staid summer festival experience? Get yourself way down under my friend — all the way to the top of...

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